Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sunday 24th July 2016

Newent Woods     Two Wood Warblers, one probably a juvenile, and also three Crossbills, including a male in song today. (Andy Jayne). Cheltenham     A pair of Peregrines cruising high above Cheltenham College this afternoon. (Jeremy Squire). Shurdington     A Red Kite flew over at noon. (Jane … Continue reading

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Saturday 23rd July 2016

Eastleach Martin     Two QUAILS calling N of Sheephouse Farm at 1pm, also a singing Corn Bunting. (Jon Mercer). WWT Slimbridge     A Little Ringed Plover and a Greenshank on the Rushy, five Ruff (2 males) and a Common Sandpiper on South Lake and c15 Green Sandpipers on … Continue reading

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Friday 22nd July 2016

Moreton Valence     Three Grey Partridges on top of the silage clamp at Oakey Farm, Sandhurst, just after the canal bridge on the right (if coming from A38) on Castle Lane this evening. (Tanya Allen). Gloucester     At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Area this afternoon … Continue reading

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Thursday 21st July 2016

Eastleach Martin     Four QUAIL calling from a wheat field N of the village this morning. Two close to the gate at SP20650754 and two further along the road northwards close to the field edge. Also two Ravens, two Linnets, a Corn Bunting and several Yellowhammers. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 20th July 2016

WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL on the Top New Piece at 9:30am. Also four Ruff (2m), 20 Dunlins, ten Avocets and 50 Lapwings. On South Lake 99 Black-tailed Godwits, a Ruddy Shelduck, 24 Redshanks and five Green Sandpipers. (@slimbridge_wild). Coombe Hill Meadows     A Grasshopper … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th July 2016

Leighterton     A QUAIL calling today at 1pm in the grass field opposite Bennett’s Farm. (Vic Polley). Berkeley     A Kingfisher flew across the Old Show Field to the Berkeley Pill by Jumpers Lane at 8:35am. (Paddy Doyle). Shurdington     Two Red Kites flying above … Continue reading

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Monday 18th July 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A ringed White Stork (green ring Z1213) following tractors on the Tack Piece and perching on the chimney of the old Scott Cottage outside the centre, present until 4:35pm at least. This ringed bird is different from the … Continue reading

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